In this role you will manage long range planning, annual budgeting, monthly forecasting and management reporting across all global licensing & distribution revenue, including the sale of exciting content from CBS, the CW, CBS All Access, Showtime, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon and its related brands! The role is responsible for driving profitable growth through meaningful, data managed decision support; ensuring that sound fiscal field is in place. How would you like to be in role that will play a critical part in helping the President achieve annual budget targets including Revenue, Profit & Cash and any other targets specified in the annual budget? We want to ensure the division remains within its annual headcount and overhead budget!
Coordinate closely with both the Paramount and the CBS Finance Business Partners; since the Revenue, Profit and Cash has a significant and direct impact on the achievement of those divisions’ annual and long range budget objectives.
This role is embedded within the business working closely with and providing decision support to the President and leadership team as well as the content business leaders and their leadership teams. Be hands on and knowledgeable about the business and revenue streams. We require financial sophistication, critical thinking, operational support and commercial acumen. Identify and run risks in the business, particularly in the area of new business and customer contracts. Additionally the Lead must improve the revenue and profit growth trajectory and help effectively manage working capital.
The role will also manage specific order to cash activities, revenue, performing billing, collections and some cash application with support. Partner with the Finance Tech leader & IT to consolidate systems and automate work, where appropriate.
Collaborate with HR Business Partners to ensure all compensation and headcount budgets are adhered to.
The SVP will also lead, motivate and develop their own Finance team. They will need to help allocate their team’s time, focus them on the right work, provide constructive evaluations and feedback, support their professional development through appropriate business/finance training and apprenticeship, and help build compelling career paths.
Collaborate with the ViacomCBS Controller on accounting decisions and will assist the President, Global Content Licensing in attesting that the reported financial results are a fair representation of the business activity. The role must be familiar with internal controls and accounting policy and procedures.
The Lead will ensure their organization adheres to the policies and processes set by the respective functional leaders and will serve as the main point of contact for the division’s financial obligations.